Brielle Green

Senior Legislative Counsel

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Geoffrey Nolan
Public Affairs and Communications Officer
gnolan@earthjustice.org

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Brielle Green is a senior legislative counsel with the Policy & Legislation team in Washington, D.C. She covers access to courts, judicial nominations and regulatory (APA) issues.

Prior to Earthjustice, Brielle worked at Advocates for Environmental Human Rights based in New Orleans, where she coordinated and participated in advocacy of the UN Human Rights Council for the Universal Periodic Review on Environmental and Climate Change Justice in Geneva, Switzerland. Brielle previously was a Legal Fellow for the Campaign for Community Change where she researched campaign finance, housing and health care issues. She has also worked as a contract lawyer for Arnold & Porter in Washington, D.C.

Brielle is a 2011 graduate of William and Mary School of Law and received a B.A. in Political Science from Spelman College in Atlanta. Brielle has a long-standing passion for environmental justice that was in no small way spurred by her attending an environmental magnet elementary school in Minneapolis, MN.

The Latest by Brielle Green

Harold P. Boulware, Thurgood Marshall, and Spottswood W. Robinson III argued against school segregation before the Supreme Court in Brown v. Board of Education.
May 24, 2019

Brown v. Board of Education and the Fight for Real Justice

The landmark case speaks to why well-funded and insidious interests continue trying to shut the people out of the courtroom.
Activists protest outside the Supreme Court as Justice Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in.
October 12, 2018

The Fight Doesn’t End With Kavanaugh

The legal landscape for key environmental fights extends far beyond just the Supreme Court.
The rising number of judicial vacancies supports the view that political obstruction has risen to record levels, and the consequences of that obstructionism are quite serious.
September 13, 2016

Garland Snub Just the Tip of Judicial Obstruction Iceberg

The rising number of judicial vacancies supports the view that political obstruction has risen to record levels.